Blending authentic songwriting with modern indie flare, Braden Lam (he/him) is forging the path to a new 21st century folk. The young artist from Halifax, Canada is nominated for Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Solo Recording of the year at the 2024 East Coast Music Awards. He’s been endorsed by RBCxMusic and Harmony Guitars, and has toured around the world including at FOCUS Wales, The Great Escape in England, Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival, in Ireland, Scotland, and across Canada. His music has garnered over 1 million streams to date and has been featured on editorial playlists, SiriusXM North Americana, and on radio shows across Canada, the UK, and USA. Braden is a passionate advocate for the environment and ambassador for global organization Music Declares Emergency.

  • "Nova Scotia's emerging songwriting sensation"

    - Grid City Magazine

  • "Crafts an expansive but intimate sonic world for us to lose ourselves in"

    - Earmilk

  • "Calling to mind the happiest takes by Ben Howard or Tim Baker"

    - The Coast Halifax

East Coast Music Awards

2024 Album of the Year (nominee)
2024 Songwriter of the Year (nominee)
2024 Solo Recording of the Year (nominee)
2023 Song of the Year (nominee)
2023 Video of the Year (nominee)
2022 Rising Star Recording of the Year (nominee)

Music Nova Scotia Awards

2023 Folk/Roots Recording of the Year (nominee)
2023 Entertainer of the Year (nominee)
2023 Music Video of the Year (nominee)
2019 Folk Recording of the Year (nominee)

SOCAN Foundation Awards

2018 Young Canadian Songwriters Awards (winner)